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Old 01-02-2008, 05:10 PM   #21
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Oh man--go fry something!!!

Take a cut up chicken. put some flour in a bag with salt and pepper. Drop the chicken pieces in and shake. Get the lard hot and gently lay the floured pieces into the hot grease... Best fried chicken you will ever eat....
You ain't just whistling Dixie!! Problem is that the AlphaHotels might decide to push for the processing of lard into diesel fuel.
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Old 01-18-2008, 01:27 PM   #22
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..but the jury is still out on the fat subject. Too much of most anything is not good. I still think moderation is the key. We have way too much leisure time and simply eat way too much. Convenience may be our worst enemy. Two cents, that's all, nothing else.
Excess in all things. To enjoy life, take big bites. Moderation is for monks.
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Old 01-18-2008, 03:12 PM   #23
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LARD! huh, yeah. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing! Say it again, y'all



My apologies to Edwin Starr, but I just couldn't resist.
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Old 01-18-2008, 04:36 PM   #24
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You beat me to the punch this time! GMTA
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Old 01-18-2008, 04:49 PM   #25
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Makes great french fries. Enjoy it while you can. The food police (like NYC's Mayor and potential pretender to the presidential throne) seem bent on having stuff like lard outlawed
Lard makes great fries, but they lack flavor. Rendered beef fat is much better for tasty fries - like McDonalds used to make decades ago.
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Old 01-18-2008, 07:45 PM   #26
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[quote=oldcampcook;528619] In Germany, they carmelize onions and put it in lard, also for a spread. [quote]

My three Polish aunts did this as well, and spread it on seeded rye bread, fresh from the Polish bakery.

DEE - licious!

Note: They lived to be 87, 89, and 92.

Lee
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